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Re: Lowest ram system with X. Presario 5166.

On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 05:15:56PM +0000, Adam Hardy wrote:
> Douglas A. Tutty on 04/03/09 14:46, wrote:
> >On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 02:09:33PM +0000, Nuno Magalh??es wrote:
> >>On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Thorny <thorntreehome@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>Where did you find this? Can you provide a link so I can look at it?
> >>I stand corrected, minimal 48MB, recommended 512MB.[1] You're using
> >>256, i had a system with 196 but this one only has 128... we'll see.
> >>Thanks for the heads-up.
> >>
> >>[1] http://debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch03s04.html.en
> >
> >I have a PII-233 with 64 MB ram. (I have lesser boxes but they run
> >OpenBSD now).
> >
> >I also have a PII-450 but it has 1GB ram.
> You're going to have to give these up at some point before 2038 you know.

Why, because Linux can't implement a 64-bit time format on a 32-bit
processor?  If they can do it for filesystems, why not time?

I don't know what the format for the hwclock is so don't know when it
rolls over, but there ought to be a work-around before 2038.

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